ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday April 27, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 48
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

UN cuts rations to poor Lankans
With prices of essential grain hitting record levels around the world and no corresponding increases in finances the UN World Food Programme is cutting down on its rations to about one million Sri Lankans it is feeding in the North and East.
World Bank cuts AIDS funds .....
A major five-year World Bank HIV/AIDS prevention project worth US$ 12.6 million is ending its term amidst reports of under-utilization of funds and serious allegations of mismanagement and corruption while in some cases huge sums of money were used on a bus tour with a few musical shows as a publicity drive.
Piliyandala bomb: Deadly details discovered
The bomb which exploded inside a crowded CTB bus at Piliyandala on Friday was packed with steel balls and designed to cause maximum damage, an official of the Government Analyst’s Department said yesterday. His comments came as the death toll rose to 26 while 62 more injured passengers were being treated at the Kalubowila, Piliyandala and National hospitals.

Another Pillaiyan member killed
See Kavantissa as role model
Mihin Air craftless?
Taraki’s third death anniversary tomorrow
Bishop pleads: End this senseless violence
Eastern election a big sham, claims Hakeem
Diriya cries foul over election monitoring
Parties mark May Day in different ways
Story behind the ARV drug shortage
Death and destruction on the way home
Ahmadinejad visit a big boost to Lanka-Iran ties
More illegal ‘no parking’ boards in City
Odds and Ends
ADB to confirm new deal for Colombo South Harbour
C’wealth Chief lauds Sri Lanka’s role
Funeral of scholar priest today
Protest against junta at UN office

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